MO.gov News Feed /news-rss MO.gov News Feed Wed, 30 Jul 2014 13:07:32 +0000 en-us Fayette License Office contract awarded http://dor.mo.gov/news/2014/072914-01 http://dor.mo.gov/news/2014/072914-01 Tue, 29 Jul 2014 14:33:24 +0000 The Office of Administration, in conjunction with the Missouri Department of Revenue, has awarded the management contract for the Fayette License Office to Advantage Bookkeeping and Tax Service LLC. Greenfield License Office contract awarded http://dor.mo.gov/news/2014/072914 http://dor.mo.gov/news/2014/072914 Tue, 29 Jul 2014 14:21:10 +0000 The Office of Administration, in conjunction with the Missouri Department of Revenue, has awarded the management contract for the Greenfield License Office to Patti Hayes in Greenfield. Text of remarks by Gov. Nixon to Missouri school administrators http://governor.mo.gov/news/archive/text-remarks-gov-nixon-missouri-school-administrators 1f74a9f5-8073-4cb8-baeb-603ad99243ca Tue, 29 Jul 2014 12:30:00 +0000 Gov. Jay Nixon today addressed the Cooperative Conference for School Administrators conference in Columbia. The annual conference, sponsored by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, brought together hundreds of administrators from across the state. Below is the text of the Governor’s prepared remarks: Good morning and thank you. It’s always an honor to address those who have taken on the challenge of educating our kids.  The mission you have chosen to accept has never been more vital or, quite frankly, more difficult.   Schweich Releases Audit of Clark County Circuit Court http://www.auditor.mo.gov/news/vNews.aspx?id=821 http://www.auditor.mo.gov/news/vNews.aspx?id=821 Tue, 29 Jul 2014 11:02:00 +0000 Schweich Releases Audit of Livingston County Collector http://www.auditor.mo.gov/news/vNews.aspx?id=820 http://www.auditor.mo.gov/news/vNews.aspx?id=820 Tue, 29 Jul 2014 11:00:00 +0000 GOMACRO Recalls "Almond Butter + Carob" and "Sunflower Butter + Chocolate" MacroBars Because of Possible Health Risk http://health.mo.gov/information/news/2014/gomacro72914 http://health.mo.gov/information/news/2014/gomacro72914 Tue, 29 Jul 2014 10:43:28 +0000 The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services received information regarding a recall of MARCOBARS brand almond butter + carob lots 1634 and 1645 and sunflower butter + chocolate lot 1646, because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. The MacroBars were distributed across the country and internationally via retail stores, mail order and direct delivery. Affected MacroBars are marked as either almond butter + carob with lot numbers 1634 (expiration 10 Mar 15) or 1645 (expiration 18 Mar 15) or sunflower butter + chocolate lot 1646 (expiration 18 Mar 15) and in a foil wrapper. The full recall can be found at www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm406804.htm?source=govdelivery&utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery.   MDC to hold youth dove hunt on Columbia Bottom Conservation Area http://mdc.mo.gov/newsroom/mdc-hold-youth-dove-hunt-columbia-bottom-conservation-area 28789 at http://mdc.mo.gov Tue, 29 Jul 2014 10:06:55 +0000 Written By:  Dan Zarlenga The dove hunt and pre-hunt clinic are free, but the deadline for registration is July 31. St. Louis, Mo. — Pursuing doves is an excellent way for beginning hunters to discover Missouri's hunting heritage. The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) is providing the ideal opportunity for first-time hunters by putting on a Managed Youth Dove Hunt and accompanying Dove Hunting Clinic. The Managed Dove Hunt will take place at Columbia Bottom Conservation Area in Spanish Lake Monday, Sept. 1, starting at 1 p.m. and go until sunset. Sept. 1 is the statewide opening of Dove Season in Missouri. The hunt is open to youths ages 11-15. Key Messages:  Conservation makes Missouri a great place to hunt and fish. read more Youth fishing event set for Roaring River http://mdc.mo.gov/newsroom/youth-fishing-event-set-roaring-river 28788 at http://mdc.mo.gov Tue, 29 Jul 2014 09:02:18 +0000 CASSVILLE, Mo. – Fishing helps kids discover nature. Helping children get hooked on the thrill of fishing will be the focus of Kids' Fishing Day on August 16 at Roaring River State Park. This free event will be held 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. The event is sponsored by the Missouri Department of Conservation, Missouri Department of Natural Resources and a number of businesses and local organizations. Key Messages:  Conservation makes Missouri a great place to hunt and fish. read more Carmel Food Group Recalls One Code Date of Mislabeled Butternut Squash Ravioli Due to Undeclared Allergens http://health.mo.gov/information/news/2014/carmelfood72814 http://health.mo.gov/information/news/2014/carmelfood72814 Mon, 28 Jul 2014 15:59:13 +0000 The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services received information regarding a recall of Rising Moon Organics Butternut Squash Ravioli, a frozen product due to the possibility of undeclared allergens, milk, egg and soy.  Product being recalled:Rising Moon Organics Butternut Squash Ravioli, 8 oz, UPC#7-85030-55557-6. One Code Date is affected: Pkg. SELL BY APR 09 2015, Case SELL BY 040915  The product involved was distributed through retail stores nationwide.  The full recall can be found http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm406808.htm?source=govdelivery&utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery. Early teal season set, outlook bright http://mdc.mo.gov/newsroom/early-teal-season-set-outlook-bright 28787 at http://mdc.mo.gov Mon, 28 Jul 2014 13:08:42 +0000 Written By:  Jim Low Federal duck stamps will be available at Conservation Department offices and post offices, but not from permit vendors. JEFFERSON CITY–The outlook is bright for Missouri’s early teal hunting season, but state officials say some hunters will need to make different arrangements than in years past to buy federal duck stamps. Key Messages:  Conservation makes Missouri a great place to hunt and fish. read more Discover nature with MDC at State Fair in Sedalia Aug. 7-17 http://mdc.mo.gov/newsroom/discover-nature-mdc-state-fair-sedalia-aug-7-17 28784 at http://mdc.mo.gov Mon, 28 Jul 2014 11:48:23 +0000 Written By:  Joe Jerek Visit MDC Conservation Building and Kid’s Discovery Room JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Discover nature with the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) at the Missouri State Fair in Sedalia Aug. 7 – 17. Visit MDC's Conservation Building from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily to see aquaria full of live fish and other aquatic wildlife, and displays of live native animals such as snakes and turtles. Have conservation questions answered by MDC staff, get free stuff, and have fun. Key Messages:  We help people discover nature. read more Research jobs continue growth in Missouri; Gov. Nixon helps celebrate opening of Express Scripts Lab http://governor.mo.gov/news/archive/research-jobs-continue-growth-missouri-gov-nixon-helps-celebrate-opening-express eaa7016c-7fbd-4f39-a3f0-158c5d7c7998 Mon, 28 Jul 2014 10:45:00 +0000 Gov. Jay Nixon today joined leaders of the country’s largest pharmacy benefit management company to celebrate the expansion of The Express Scripts Lab, part of an overall campus expansion which is expected to create 1,500 new jobs in St. Louis over the next five years. The event provided a first look at the newly remodeled and expanded research and development lab, as well as a new 220,000-square-foot administrative office building – a total capital investment of $56 million. MDC delivers Volunteer Fire Assistance Program matching grants http://mdc.mo.gov/newsroom/mdc-delivers-volunteer-fire-assistance-program-matching-grants 28759 at http://mdc.mo.gov Mon, 28 Jul 2014 09:17:05 +0000 Written By:  Candice Davis Of the 177 fire departments receiving checks, 31 of those fire departments are in Missouri's southeast region. CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. – Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) foresters are delivering Volunteer Fire Assistance Program (VFA) matching funds grant checks to rural fire departments during July and August. Of the 177 fire departments receiving checks, 31 of those fire departments are in Missouri's southeast region. Key Messages:  We work with you and for you to sustain healthy forests, fish and wildlife. read more Department of Economic Development awards $1,768,350 in Neighborhood Assistance Program tax credits http://ded.mo.gov/News/NewsArticle.aspx?NewsId=1021 http://ded.mo.gov/News/NewsArticle.aspx?NewsId=1021 Sun, 27 Jul 2014 19:00:00 +0000 The Missouri Department of Economic Development (DED) approved 9 Missouri not-for-profit organizations for a total of $1,768,350 tax credits under the Neighborhood Assistance Program (NAP). Dancing Star LLC, Buckland, MA Issues Voluntary Recall For Various Snacks http://health.mo.gov/information/news/2014/dancingstar72514 http://health.mo.gov/information/news/2014/dancingstar72514 Fri, 25 Jul 2014 17:06:55 +0000 The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services received information regarding a voluntary recall of various snacks from Dancing Star LLC, Buckland, Ma., because of possible Salmonella contamination. The recalled  products include: Dancing Star LLC brand: Carob Supergreens Chunks of Energy Carob Supergreens Chunks of Energy. Date Flax with Turmeric Chunks of Energy Date Flax Turmeric Chunks of Energy Rave Bites Brand: Rave Bites Carob Supergreens Rave Bites Date Flax with Turmeric Bulk Carob Powder: Bulk organic Carob powder There are no other flavors of Dancing Star Chunks of Energy or Rave Bites being recalled. The recalled items are distributed nationwide and sold to retail stores, some of them in bulk for the sales of smaller quantities to their customers. No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this problem. Consumers who have purchased this item are urged to not eat the product, and to dispose of it or return it to the store where it was originally purchased for credit. This precautionary action was taken because the products contain Carob Powder that was part of Ciranda Inc.'s Organic Carob powder recall. The company is working closely with FDA on this issue. "Ensuring that Dancing Star LLC maintains the highest standards possible," said Michael Garfield-Wright (owner Dancing Star LLC, Buckland, MA 01338). "We stand behind the safety and integrity of our products and strive to insure the highest quality possible". Customers with questions or who would like product replacements or refunds may contact 413 625-8300 between 8:00-4:30 EST, Monday through Friday, or email recall@chunksofenergy.com.